Pensioners found dead in Bideford

Officers are looking into the cause of death after two pensioners were found dead at their home in Bideford.

POLICE are investigating the death of two pensioners whose bodies were found yesterday (Tues) at their home in New Road, Bideford.

A 76-year-old male and 71-year-old female were pronounced dead by paramedics who were alerted by a family member.

The police were called by the ambulance service and arrived just after 4pm.

A police spokesman confirmed the deaths were not suspicious and that officers were preparing a file for the coroner.


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The police were unable to confirm how long the bodies had been there before discovery.

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